BARCELONA NEWS

Dani Alves has appeared to rule out Marco Verratti leaving Paris Saint-Germain this summer by stating the midfielder was among the reasons he joined the club.
Andres Iniesta has insisted Ernesto Valverde is ‘the right man to drive Barcelona forward’ following his appointment from Athletic Bilbao.
Inter could beat Barcelona to the signing of Palmeiras defender Yerry Mina, the agent of the highly-rated Colombian has hinted.
Barcelona have completed the loan signing of teenage midfielder Vitinho from Palmeiras with an option to buy, it has been confirmed.
Barcelona have shifted their focus to Chelsea full-back Cesar Azpilicueta after admitting defeat in their pursuit of Arsenal’s Hector Bellerin, say reports in Spain.
Barcelona are considering a deal for Benfica defender Nelson Semedo although any deal is likely to cost upwards of €30m, say reports.
Sergi Samper hopes he can win Barcelona first-team opportunities this season after returning to the club from a loan spell at Granada.
Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid are the top two clubs in UEFA rankings, with Diego Simeone’s men leapfrogging Bayern Munich and Barcelona.
Paulinho is hopeful he can force through a move to Barcelona this week despite Guangzhou Evergrande insisting he is not for sale this month.
Former Barcelona full back Dani Alves has continued his war of words with the Blaugrana president Josep Maria Bartomeu, stating claims against him were ‘lies’.
Neymar is hopeful Barcelona complete a deal for Brazil international teammate and Guangzhou Evergrande midfielder Paulinho.
Defender Jeremy Mathieu has joined Sporting Lisbon on a two-year deal after his contract was cancelled by Barcelona, it has been confirmed.
Neymar believes next season will be the most important of his career as Barcelona play under new Coach Ernesto Valverde and culminating in the World Cup.
Kostas Manolas’ agent claims Barcelona and Real Madrid are both among the clubs interested in the Roma defender.
In the latest chapter of the Marco Verratti saga, reports claim Paris Saint-Germain could yet sell the midfielder to Barcelona.
Former Barcelona right-back Dani Alves has reportedly agreed to join Paris Saint-Germain over Manchester City, in a surprise twist.
Former Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Paulinho has revealed that he hopes to complete a transfer to Barcelona next week.
Barcelona’s Lionel Messi should have his 21-month prison sentence revoked after being offered to pay a fine of €252,000 instead.
Barcelona are reportedly not giving up on Marco Verratti, despite his apology to Paris Saint-Germain, but will take their pursuit “slowly”.
Real Betis midfielder Dani Ceballos has reportedly agreed to join Real Madrid – and his transfer could be confirmed by Monday.
Marco Verratti’s agent Donato Di Campli has launched a scathing attack on Paris Saint-Germain for not allowing his agent to negotiate a transfer to Barcelona.
Barcelona star Lionel Messi donated all leftover food and drinks from his wedding to a local Rosario food bank, it is claimed.
Barcelona goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen is the subject of interest from Premier League side Crystal Palace, say reports in Spain.
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has admitted the club are powerless in their hopes of persuading Paris Saint-Germain to sell Marco Verratti.
Real Betis have confirmed both Real Madrid and Barcelona have contacted them over the transfer of in-demand midfielder Dani Ceballos.
Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets reserved special praise for rival holding midfielder Casemiro after the Brazilian’s season at Real Madrid.
Barcelona have had a bid in the region of €20m rejected by Guangzhou Evergrande for Brazilian international Paulinho, say reports.
Hector Bellerin could join Barcelona this summer after telling Arsenal of his intentions to leave, according to reports in Spain.
Real Betis captain Joaquin is hopeful in-demand star Dani Ceballos will decide to stay at the club for at least another season.
Arda Turan will not be leaving Barcelona this summer despite transfer speculation linking him with a move away, his agent has confirmed.
Football Italia website